“The characters and events of Ilmar Taska’s bestselling novel Pobeda 1946 form a microcosm of one war-shattered small country’s brutal appropriation of an expansionist power.” Books of the Year 2018, Paul Binding, The Times Literary Supplement
“Pobeda 1946, A Car Called Victory is an […]
With publications scheduled for September ’19 in Spain/Latin America, Germany and France and for November ’19 in USA, some great advance praise is coming in for LAS MUTACIONES.
A summary of what we have received so far:
“The Mutations is a wonderful novel, as tragic as […]
Published at the beginning of September by Unionsverlag, CROCODILE TEARS is receiving widespread attention: hailed as one of the best CRIME debuts of the Year by the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper!
A selection (in German) of the enthusiastic press so far:
Peruvian Coast, 1823. In the middle of the war of independence, a troop of shipwrecked patriots must face survival in hostile conditions, on the brink of hunger and delirium. Among them is colonel Carlos Federico de Brandsen, an outstanding French cavalry officer who after the defeat of Waterloo accepts to travel to the New World to fight for […]
«The year of my death had started well. For some time I had begun to go around Rome, alone, to discover things that everyone else had forgotten. I had lived there for more than ten years, but as you fall in love with your best friend, who is almost a sister, I had started admiring Rome as if no […]
«This is a book with a meaning and a force and a message» Italo Calvino
«A marvellous writer» Roberto Saviano
• ‘A lyrical, caustic and highly fantastical imagining of a Naples beset by a biblical deluge . . . Malacqua is a beguiling portrait of a fractured city, with its jostle of voices and competing desires.’ Toby […]
In the Alps, there is a lonesome valley where the old and scatterbrained Adelmo Farandola wanders, crazy with solitude. Adelmo’s only companion is a nagging dog; together they form an unusual comic pairing, since Adelmo is able to understand its talking as well as those of other animals of the mountains. He also understands the […]
Andres Montero‘s ode to storytelling is the winner of the prestigious ‘Elena Poniatowska – City of Mexico’ Award.
Won in recent years by names such as Emiliano Monge, Alvaro Enrigue and Julián Herbert, this year jury composed by writers Elmer Mendoza (Mexico), Lina Meruane (Chile) and Guadalupe Nettel (Mexico) decided unanimously to award […]
LAS MUTACIONES is going from strength to strength! We are so happy to announce that Jorge Comensal’s debut will also be available in English thanks to US publsiher Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
The other publishers of Las Mutaciones are:
-SEIX BARRAL (Spanish)
-PLON/Feux Croises (French)
SEVEN TERRORS was Bosnian author Selvedin Avdic’s debut. Already published in English, Danish, Arabic, Turkish and Macedonian, Seven Terrors will be published in Spanish language in 2019.
Avdic is working on a second novel reprising some of the same motifs and characters of his first work.